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  • Portland zoning question heads back to council, amid debate over building heights, waterfront views

    PORTLAND — Height is the root of a dispute about zoning needed to redevelop the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. CPB2, the development company owned by Jim Brady, Casey Prentice and Kevin Costello, is seeking two zoning changes for 10 acres of property and additional submerged lan...

  • Portland attorney announces council bid

    PORTLAND — The first hat is in the ring. Spencer Thibodeau, 27, of Pitt Street, announced in a May 18 press release he will seek the City Council District 2 seat currently held by Councilor David Marshall. Thibodeau, an attorney at Verrill Dana, said he would like to "shift th...

  • Close call for police officer

    South Portland Police Officer Rocco Navarro was treated for a concussion after his parked cruiser, with lights flashing, was rear-ended by a pick-up truck Monday, Nov. 1, shortly before 11 a.m. on the Casco Bay Bridge. The crash forced the Portland-bound lanes to be closed for several hours. Nava...

  • Write-in votes put Moore on Cape School Board; Governali, Jordan get council seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an election that wasn't tallied until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, voters re-elected incumbent Town Councilor Frank Governali and elected political neophyte Caitlin Jordan to the Town Council. Kim Monaghan-Derrig and write-in candidate Michael Moore were elected to the S...

  • Clarke wins Bath House seat; Goodall returns to Senate

    BATH — Democrat Michael Clarke edged out former legislator Robert Winglass, a Republican, on Tuesday to become the next representative from House District 62. In Senate District 19, incumbent Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath. ...

  • Eosco, Pagurko keep Bath council seats; Brackett wins

    BATH — Mari Huoarti Eosco and Ruthe Pagurko won re-election to the City Council on Tuesday, while Steve Brackett claimed a third seat. Eosco defeated Bryce Payne 364-215 in Ward 5, while Pagurko edged out Cal Stilphen in Ward 7 by a vote of 356-294. In a contest for the at-large seat...

  • Harpswell residents question SAD 75 data on school closing

    HARPSWELL — Fewer than two dozen people attended a special meeting Monday night for public comment on how much School Administrative District 75 says it will cost to keep West Harpswell School open.  Even fewer had anything to say. Those who did agreed on several poi...

  • Falmouth planners OK 18-lot subdivision

    FALMOUTH — A new 18-lot conservation subdivision is on the horizon for a section of Blackstrap Road known for its open and protected spaces. The Planning Board granted conditional approval to the 68-acre Hundred Acre Woods development at 570 Blackstrap Road on Nov. 2. The prop...

  • Last-minute campaigning

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage greets a voter at Falmouth High School on Election Day. LePage won the election by a slim margin over independent candidate Eliot Cutler.

  • Voting at Reiche

    Voters and people waiting to register wind their way through the gym at Reiche School in Portland on Tuesday.